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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
affairs correspondent andrea mitchell interviewed a lot of scary people and dictators and ego maniacs over the years and over the years from doing that, she has endured these scary people and dictators and ego maniacs saying crazy things to her in close proximity. but also she has endured worse. >> when rice tried to challenge sudan's president omar al bashir, his security aides -- the security men tried to stop us from covering a photo opportunity. >> no. no. no. we don't let cameras into -- oh! >> reporter: when i asked sudan's president a question -- can you tell us why the government is still supporting the militias? they grabbed me from behind and dragged me out. >> when things like this happen to andrea mitchell because she is such a pro, she is totally zen through the whole thing. she does not crack up, doesn't yell at people. she doesn't let her jaw drop to the floor. he doesn't do a loony tunes style split take. andrea mitchell maintains composure in difficult circumstances. when something happens that causes you, the viewer, to be able to see andrea mitchell slightly recoil,
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
that went ignored in benghazi. what happened? this is "andrea mitchell reports" only on msnbc. welcome aboard! [ chuckles ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ male announcer ] now you'll know when to stop. [ honk! ] the all-new nissan altima with easy fill tire alert. [ honk! ] it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ i was skeptical at first. but after awhile even my girlfriend noticed a difference. [ male announcer ] rogaine is proven to help stop hair loss. and for 85% of guys, it regrew hair. save up to 42% now at rogaine.com. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. >>> the first presidential debate made it clear that taxes are at the center the biggest issue probably between the two candidates senator schumer laid out how democrats plan to tackle the issue no matter who wins the white house and senator schumer joins
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. president obama and mitt romney are heading back to ohio today in a very different situation than the last time they campaigned in the battleground state. the new pew poll know shows governor romney ahead among likely voters. it's the latest dose of reality for the obama camp in a race that is evolving with only weeks left until election day. joining me for our daily fix, chris cizilla, msnbc contributor and managing editor o of postpolitics.com and mark halperin for "time" and msnbc. joining us from chicago. chris cizilla, first of all to you, the new polls certainly have given a great burst of energy to mitt romney's campaign. >> no question. i would say and we said this when there was polling that had president obama up eight, nine, ten points nationally, let's see where it sorts out at the end of the week or beginning of next week. if you are mitt romney, this is -- the pew poll yesterday was huge news because a lot of what happens here at the end and we are 28 days away, is momentum based. for folks who haven't made their
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. >>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports" countdown to denver. president obama and mitt romney prepare for their first debate. both sides trying to lower expectations. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> president obama is a very -- he's a very gifted speaker. the man's been on the national stage for many years. he's an experienced debater. he's done these kinds of debates before. this is mitt's first time on this kind of a stage. >> flashpoint libya, the white house on the defensive after reports of both security and intelligence nurse in benghazi before that terror attack. >> standing up, sitting down. >> which ever one you like. >> there you go. >> do whatever they tell us. >> the white house line is you heard the president say, osama bin laden is dead, al qaeda is done, everything is fine in the middle east. this, obviously, contradicts -- ther series of events contradicts that campaign slogan. so, the fact is, that this was clearly an act of terror committed by people who were pretty well trained jihadists. >> more carnage in afghanistan. the taliban
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
political team, chuck todd, andrea mitchell, david gregory, you get to go first because you have the new poll numbers on where the race stands. >> reporter: i did, we debated the numbers, florida, ohio, virginia, the president had small leads in virginia and florida, a big lead in ohio. when we went back to the states to see if things had changed, well, we found small changes, not big ones. romney now leads by a point in virginia, in florida, still, a point lead for the president. and look at ohio, a six-point lead down from eight, but the president is still over 50%, there is a reason why, early voters. according to the numbers, one in five people in ohio cast a vote. and among those, the president has two thirds of the voters. that accounts for why he has a surprisingly big lead. there was not a lot of movement, post-debate one point, romney made leads on who to handle the economy in virginia and florida, something he has got to crack. >> all right, chuck todd at the venue, we'll talk to you later tonight. andrea mitchell, this format, questions coming from the moderator, in th
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 10:00am PDT
>>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports" sandy strikes the east coast. hours ahead of making landfall, this huge storm surge already is hitting flood zones with warnings of 90-mile winds ahead. >> this is a massive storm. hurricane-force winds extend some 175 miles in every direction of this center. >> for those people who have lost power already or will lose power between now and when i speak to you next, i'm going to have to ask for your patience. >> just eight days until the election and sandy is the october surprise. president canceled everything, flew back from florida today to take charge in the situation room. >> because of the nature of this storm, we are certain that this is going to be a slow moving process through a wide swath of the country and millions of people are going to be affected. so the most important message that i have for the public right now is please listen to what your state and local officials are saying. >> that left bill clinton flying solo in florida. >> i was supposed to be the warmup man for president obama today. but that storm on the east co
MSNBC
Oct 5, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. >> romney will come across as empathetic. but here's what mitt's been promising for the last two years. tax cuts for the wealthiest americans. how do you make that seem warm and fuzzy? well you just need to shake it up as hard as mitt did last night. so, let's give it a shot. okay. here we go. >> a little magic there. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington today. the white house got some welcome news. a september jobs report with the unemployment number now down to 7.8%, the lowest rate since the president took office, first time below 8%. joining me for the daily fix, chris cizilla, msnbc contributor and managing editor of post-politics.com. the president out on the stump trying to make the best of it, these numbers can bounce around. we'll drill down on the economic facts and figures in a moment, but basically this is a good news. >> yeah. look, good news from the country in that the unemployment rate went down and i would say good news politically for president obama because now the talking point that republicans have used
MSNBC
Oct 16, 2012 10:00am PDT
"andrea mitchell reports" -- ready for the rematch. we are at hofstra university with a loud student crowd as president obama gets his cans for a do-over. >> how are you feeling about tonight? >> i feel fabulous. look at this beautiful day. >> what are you going to say? >> hope you enjoy the weather. >> are you aware michele voted for you yesterday? >> thank goodness. >> mitt romney arrives in long island for tonight's debate as his running mate stumps in virginia today. >> how are you doing? man. what a beautiful day. >> the president needs to reverse his slide after denver, mitt romney hopes to maintain the enthusiasm he's built and prove his first debate victory wasn't a fluke. taking responsibility, hillary clinton accepting full responsibility for the security failures in benghazi, but she says it shouldn't be a political issue. >> i don't think we want to get into any blame game. what we want to do is get to the bottom of what happened. >> and with the polls showing that romney is now narrowing the gap among women, the wives are front and center. >> mitt's prepared, mitt's conf
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 10:00am PDT
andrea mitchell live at center college in danville, kentucky. ahead of an -- here we've got a great crowd here already. already for tonight's crucial debate, the vice presidential debate in a presidential campaign that has a razor-thin edge. joining me now is chris cillizza, msnbc contributor and managing editor of post politics.com and chuck todd, nbc's chief white house correspondent, political director and host of "the daily rundown." >> abe lincoln behind you. >> let me go to chris cillizza first. >> sure. >> back in washington, talk about the stake as head. what are the two burdens, if you will for the two candidates tonight? >> well, look, i mean i think it is relatively obvious that mitt romney had some momentum coming off of his debate performance last week. i think that what joe biden needs to do is blunt that momentum with a sort of a draw or a perceived victory. i think if he loses the debate in the same way that barack obama lost the debate to mitt romney, we'll see the momentum on the republican side pick up. i would say more broadly, andrea, i don't think people usuall
NBC
Oct 23, 2012 5:30pm PDT
foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. mitt romney's switch to a more moderate foreign policy last night was clearly aimed at independent women voters. the so-called security moms. in the past, romney has taken a hardline on the possibility of military action against iran, to stop its nuclear program. last night he emphasized diplomacy. >> and, of course, a military action is the last resort. it is something one would only consider if all of the other avenues had been tried to their full extent. >> reporter: on syria, romney used to talk about the u.s. arming the rebels. then two weeks ago, he said the u.s. should help allied partners arm the rebels. last night his emphasis was on avoiding a u.s. military role. >> i don't want to have our military involved in syria. i don't think there's a necessity to put our military in syria at this stage. >> reporter: finally on benghazi, after spending more than a month, including at last week's debate. relentlessly attacking the president for security and intelligence failures. last
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 1:00pm EDT
bowl in a photo op that's an internet sensation. good day, andrea mitchell live in denver at the site of tonight's presidential debate, the first time in five years that barack obama and mitt romney are going to be face-to-face in what the local newspaper is headlining as the duel in denver. joining me now for our daily fix, chris cizilla, msnbc contributor and managing editor of post politics.com. first of all, this, the big face-off, let's talk about the state of the race. we have new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll numbers showing a slight tightening in the race. fou looks as though mitt romney is in the national polls slightly narrowing the gap. other problems within those numbers, problems for romney. >> yeah. i mean first of all let me say i love duel in denver. i'm a big fan of that one. i think andrea, look, last week there was a ton of polling both in swing states and nationally that i think caught barack obama sort of at the apex of the bounce he had received post-convention and post a couple bad weeks for mitt romney and mitt romney at the nader of where he could p
MSNBC
Oct 15, 2012 1:00pm EDT
bring down unemployment below 6%. >> oh, this guy. i mean -- >> good day, i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. tomorrow night's debate could be another turning point. mitt romney will try to extend the gains that he has made since his first debate in denver. the president hopes to recover from a lackluster performance. and joining me now, msnbc contributor and managing editor of postpolitics.com. hey, chris, thanks so much. let's talk about the race. let's talk about the polls. let's talk about debate prep. the challenges for each. you've got a town hall format, and already today you've got a little bit of trying to work the ref with word from our friend mark halperin that lawyers for both campaigns have signed a memorandum of understanding that has no political or legal weight because it is not the format agreed to. it has no weight on the debate commission. and presumably no weight on the moderator herself, candy crowley. we've reached out to cnn for their take. this is all happening today as we speak. >> andrea, i try to keep my analysis within kind of, you know, within bounds a
MSNBC
Oct 18, 2012 1:00pm EDT
>>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports," women rule. both campaigns going after the women voters who could well decide this election. >>> president obama today in manchester, new hampshire. >> i know you want the same thing for your daughters or sisters or moms or grandmas as i do. and this is not, as i said in the debate, this is not just a women's issue. this is a family issue. this is an economic issue. >> today women who work for mitt romney when he was governor of massachusetts set off on a bus tour through iowa. ann romney went on "the view." >> this year it's nearly 90 -- i would say 95% of what i hear from women is help, please help. >> and out in ohio, bubba and the boss. bruce springsteen and bill clinton hitting the trail in ohio to fire up support for barack obama. >> he can't even say whether he would sign a law which is already on the books. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. today both campaigns are stepping up their attempt to win over undecided voters, the women voters. the obama campaign sees openings after tuesday's debate. romney campaign on
MSNBC
Oct 23, 2012 10:00am PDT
america forward. and by the way, the math in my plan adds up. >> god day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. the presidential debates are over. the campaigns now in a frantic nonstop push for seven battleground states. and who will get a bump out of both? joining me david axelrod, senior adviser to the obama campaign. thank you very much, david, for being with us. >> good to be with you. >> got a plan, got a pamphlet. deja vu all over again as yogi berra would say, reminded me of putting people first, bill clinton after the new hampshire primary he had that pamphlet in florida when he went down battling off the late paul son gas. what is the strategy in coming up with a pamphlet now with only 14 days to go? >> of course, the pamphlet reflects the ideas that the president has advanced throughout this campaign about where we need to go as a country, building on the progress that we've made, andrea. it's the plan that he talked about at the conventions. it's the plan that he talks about every day. we wanted to codify it and put it in one place as voters making their final decisions,
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2012 10:00am PDT
schieffer will do better than that tonight. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in boca raton, florida, lynn university, where the candidates will face off tonight for the very last time before election day. big moments tonight could well matter in a race that is destined for a photo finish, according to our latest polls. joining me for our daily fix, chris cillizza, msnbc contributor and managing editor of post politics.com, and chuck todd, nbc political director, chief white house correspondent and the host of "the daily rundown." welcome, both. first to you, chuck. we're talking about an nbc news/"wall street journal" poll on this last two weeks of the campaign, which is 47-47 among likely voters. >> you can't get any closer than that. it's a tough number, tougher number if you're looking at it from the president's point of view. an incumbent sitting at 47%, a great ground game like the obama team has can make up one or two points, making up three is a lot to make up. what was fascinating about the poll, i could go into it, it's a really muddy picture. i can go into it and pick out
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2012 1:00pm EDT
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NBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
andrea mitchell. andrea, good evening. >> good evening, brian. the president showed up today armed with attack lines against mitt romney a day late. trying to regain his footing after a rocky debate performance, the president today at an outdoor rally seemed everything he was not last night. >> the man on stage last night, he does not want to be held accountable for the real mitt romney's decisions and what he's been saying for the last year. >> mitt romney was greeted with thunderous applause this morning. at a speech to conservatives. >> last night, i thought was a great opportunity for the american people to see very different visions for the county >> the morning after, even supporters said the president seemed tentative, defensive, frequently looking down at his notes perhaps like some of his predecessors in debate, ford, carter, bush and bush. almost too accustomed to the oval office. not used to being challenged. most surprising, the president did not use some of his most potent attack lines. mitt romney's comments to we will thee contributors that 47% of the country don't pay fe
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 6:30pm EDT
fully engaged and focused. our andrea mitchell is standing by with analysis, but first nbc's peter alexander on the campaign trail in florida tonight. good evening. >> reporter: with one month to go, mitt romney is trying to capture the energy, with more enthusiastic crowds and a simpler message. >> thank you. >> reporter: after weeks that reenergized republicans and reinvigorated the race, president obama is trying to blunt mitt romney's momentum embracing friday's encouraging economic news. >> we learned that the unemployment rate is now at its lowest level since i took office. more americans are entering the workforce. more americans are getting jobs. >> but romney hasn't ceded any ground, attacking failed policies that have stifled growth. >> the participation of our adults in the workforce were the same as at the time he got elected our unemployment rate would be 11%. >> reporter: both are touting the fund-raising tallies. $181 million for obama in september, the most for either side this year. with romney collecting more than 12 million following the debate. >> both sides wil
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
out at hofstra. chuck, thanks. and now, let's go to andrea mitchell, our chief foreign affairs correspondent. andrea, as you know, foreign affairs is the topic of the third and final debate. but there's no law against it coming up tonight. and today, the secretary of state hillary clinton did something critical for the top of the ticket. >> she did. she talked about benghazi, she took the blame. republicans tell me if one of the questioners does not bring up benghazi tonight, mitt romney will find a way to work it in. on the eve of the debate, though, as you pointed out, the secretary of state in peru did interviews with all the networks, trying to let the president off the hook in advance of the debate. and take the blame for the administration. watch. >> look, i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. 60,000 plus people all over the world, 275 posts. the president and the vice president certainly wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. i don't think we want to get into any blame game. i think what we want
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tonight with nbc's andrea mitchell in our d.c. newsroom. andrea, good evening. >> good evening, brian. it is the political super bowl, or perhaps the world series. mitt romney, behind in all battleground polls for the last three weeks, now has the most to gain from a game-changing night. and the most to lose if he doesn't turn it around. as the candidates head to debate camp, rolling up their sleeves, getting down to work, each claims to be the underdog. >> governor romney, he's -- he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> he plays, barack obama, he plays them well, too. i hate to tell you. >> reporter: mitt romney practicing with ohio senator rob portman looks like he's been getting a workout. the president sparring with john kerry, even chose a key suburb in nevada, a battleground state, for his practice session. neither candidate is known as a great debater. aides say the president doesn't like to talk in sound bites, and can be patronizing. >> you're likeable enough, hillary. >> thank you. >> reporter: romney, say advisers, can come off as out of touch with average voters. >> rick, i'll
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
part of our team there. brings us to this next item. andrea mitchell is another part of our political team in denver. she'll be fact checking the debate for us during our coverage later tonight. but, andrea, because of breaking news on two fronts, libya and syria, tonight we come to you in your capacity as chief foreign affairs correspondent. what do you know on both? >> reporter: well, the president was briefed on this latest incident. today syria, according to the u.s. and nato, attacked turkey, which is, of course, a nato ally and a strong u.s. ally across the border, with mortar fire killing reportedly five civilians in a residential area near the border. turkey then retaliated. tonight there was an emergency meeting in brussels. the nato ministers condemning syria for this attack. and also the president, the white house issued a statement from the national security council. hillary clinton spoke to the turkish foreign minister and said the u.s. will support turkey in this. all are condemning syria and holding syria to account. this as also more trouble for the administr
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
demonstration as officials first claimed. brian? >> hearings tomorrow. andrea mitchell with our story. thanks. >>> from pakistan tonight a truly shocking story of brutality against a 14-year-old girl targeted for assassination by the taliban because she dared to stand up and speak out. the world is just now learning about this. and reacting to it in horror. we get our report tonight from our nbc news pakistan based correspondent amna nawaz. >> reporter: she's known as a fighter for peace, for the right of girls like her to go to school. that made 14-year-old malala an enemy of the taliban. today, gunmen hunted her down at her school in pakistan. police say her classmates tried to protect her. but the men waited until she came out and they shot her, once in the neck, once in the head. a taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for the attacks, saying they wanted to kill her for at least a year, to silence a voice that dared to speak out against them. >> they cannot stop me, i will get my education, if it is in home, school or any place. >> reporter: this 2009 interview with a journalist was on
NBC
Oct 15, 2012 5:30pm PDT
andrea mitchell. >> i'll turn to you for a few questions. >> so everybody take a seat so i can see who wants to answer questions. it is a format that should favor barack obama, who out distances romney with the favor this year, the president's town halls are rare, and sometimes not in person. >> there is a huge demand for engineers around the country right now. >> i understand that, but how -- i mean. >> yeah. >> given the list that you're getting, i mean, we're not getting that. >> reporter: and after his first debate performance, the president is being pulled in two directions, get tough with romney, be nice to the audience. other lessons from the past, don't look at your watch, stay out of your opponent's personal space, don't be cranky. you know who voted for it? might never know. tom brokaw who did it four years ago, said the moderators should get combat pay. >> you may not notice, gentlemen, but we have lights, green, red. >> reporter: oh, yes, the time limits. >> i said to the commission in advance, i just can't be a potted plant like a game show host just asking one question of
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
it a tie. the candidates tangled over taxes and figures of cuts or increases. andrea mitchell looked into the truth behind the rhetoric of both candidates. >> let me repeat what i said. i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan. my plan is not to put in place any tax cut that will add to the deficit. >> reporter: romney has proposed making the bush tax cuts permanent for all tax levels and then cutting all rates an additional 20%. he would repeal the alternative minimum tax and repeal the estate tax. they said mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over ten years. he said his plan would be paid for but to pay for those he would have to close loopholes and get rid of some tax deductions, he said, and tax credits, but he's repeatedly refused to say which deductions he would get rid of saying he would work with congress to make those decisions. also president obama said his plan would cut the deficit by $4 trillion. >> we all know that we've got to do more so i put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. it's on a website. you can look at all
NBC
Oct 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
handlesman, nbc news. lynn, back to you. >> steve, thanks so much. >>> well, nbc's andrea mitchell has been leading our truth squad during these debates, and last night she spoke with brian williams. they began with that disagreement you just heard over domestic energy and oil production. >> reporter: oil production did fall by 14% on federal lands on shore and offshore, brian, but that was only in one year, from 2010 to 2011, and it was largely the result of fallout from the deep water horizon oil spill in the gulf of mexico in 2010. but mr. obama is right that since he took office oil production on federal lands is up. in both 2009 and 2010 oil production increased so even with the 14% drop last year overall production on federal lands is still up 10.6% since 2008. one other thing, in terms of natural gas production, natural gas production is down and declining since 2003 according to the energy information administration mainly because of a decline in offshore natural gas drilling, brian. >> andrea, another topic early on, and this has come up sporadically during the campaign, what
NBC
Oct 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
, nbc news. lynn, back to you. >> steve, thanks so much. well, nbc's andrea mitchell has been leading our post debate truth squad, and last night during our special coverage with brian williams, she zeroed in on one of mitt romney's most frequent attack lines against the president. >> and then the president began what i've called an apology tour of going to various nations in the middle east and criticizing america. i think they looked at that and saw weakness. >> bob, let me just respond. nothing governor romney just said is true starting with this notion of me apologizing. this has been probably the biggest whopper that's been told during the course of this campaign. >> reporter: the president pushes back very hard on this. in fact, he never used the word apologize when he went overseas to cairo in 2009 explaining that he thought the u.s. had made some mistakes in dealing with the world. many consider it a matter of diplomacy, a matter of nuance, but these are open to interpretation, and romney points to several examples including when president obama said in strassburg in 2009 that
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
our team, chief affairs correspondent andrea mitchell and our white house director, chuck todd, both in the washington bureau. chuck, let's begin with you, two new polls, different sets of numbers, what do the numbers tell you? >> reporter: look, when i dug into them, they both told us the same thing, there is a spike in the republican enthusiasm for romney, that is why you see the voters shifting towards romney. and it depends on how you wait to sample. and yes, one poll seems to be a little more republican than the gallup -- polls, there is more enthusiasm among likely republican voters than likely democratic voters. this has been a problem for the democrats for six months, and you're seeing more in this poll than the last debate. and the big moment will be joe biden, and paul ryan, you see them prepping in a way they have not done before. they have done a lot of mock debate sessions with joe biden. paul ryan has never been on this big a stage before. he has reviewed the sarah palin debate, watched joe biden's speeches to try to get a sense of joe biden. they will be seated. but i
MSNBC
Oct 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
organizations. >> that was nbc's andrea mitchell. >>> a note for you, this week brian williams will be going on the road for an exclusive interview with president obama which you will see on "today," "nightly news" and ""rock center"" as well as here on msnbc. >>> here's a look at other stories making news in america. we'll begin with new developments surrounding jesse jackson jr.'s battle with his bipolar disorder. the illinois congressman is said to be in a fragile state while still running for re-election. davis and rush visited him in his washington, d.c., home. they said he had surprising sharpness and they acknowledged he needed continued treatment. jackson is headed back to the mayo clinic for further in-patient care. >>> philadelphia firefighters were left scratching their head after a tire crashed through a home. it seemed the whole in the roof was caused by a tire from an airplane. the officials learned that it came from a truck which collided by a car on the expressway. >>> appalachian fin and finally divers received some inspiration from the election coming up. they carved out fa
NBC
Oct 18, 2012 6:30pm EDT
with strong voices in their husband's campaign. andrea mitchell, nbc news, washington. >>> now, to why the boy scouts of america are in the news tonight. it is about the release of thousands of previously confidential documents. they detail more than two decades of alleged abuse by the very people parents were trusting to take care of our children. our report tonight from nbc's anne thompson. >> reporter: many cases of known or suspected child abusers who were in the boy scouts. files kept by the boy scouts and made public today by two oregon attorneys. >> the boy scouts knew they had an institution-wide problem with child abuse and didn't take steps to do anything about it. >> reporter: the files contain information on abusers from 1965-1985. this one concerns a scout leader convicted of child abuse in 1984 near syracuse, new york, holding his record sheet. letters between scout leaders and newspaper clippings, some cases went to authorities. others did not. >> it is a lesson that can't be learned well enough. and what these files represent is really the pain and the anguish of th
NBC
Oct 17, 2012 6:30pm EDT
what all that money could buy. back here, with the race, chuck todd and andrea mitchell, and chuck, a new day after a big event. >> you know, absolutely, if it was not clear to you before it should be now. the two men trying for office, don't really like each other very much. barack obama and mitt romney clashed in what could have been the worst and most difficult debates of the modern era. president obama and mitt romney picked up today where they left off during their argumentative debate last night. >> mitt romney is trying to sell you a sketchy deal, we are not buying it. we know better. >> when it comes to his policies and his answers and his agenda, he is pretty much running on fumes. >> reporter: the only thing missing today, the finger pointing and glares th s domin last. >> i am happy to answer the question. >> the oil prediction is down -- >> have you looked at your pension? mr. president have you looked at your pension? >> you know i don't look at it, it is not as big as yours. >> you will get your chance in a moment, i'm still speaking. >> reporter: and at times, the moder
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
romney will have their second debate tuesday in long island, new york. andrea mitchell led the truth squad with a fact check. she started with the deadly september 11th attack in benghazi. paul ryan accusing them of protecting u.s. personnel. >> what we should not be doing is rejecting claims for calls for more security in barracks and marines. we need marines in benghazi when the ambassador says we need them. the requests were not honored. >> biden called the deaths a tragedy. the obama administration did not know they had been asking for more security help. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. we did not know they wanted more security. by the way, at the time, we were told exactly, we said exactly what the intelligence community told us that they knew. that was the assessment. >> there was an assessment, but the state department did know from videos that requests had been made and were turned down. a state department official acknowledged testifying on capitol hill yesterday. there was a sharp disagreement over medicare. biden charged ryan's plan would raise out of pocket
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
brought up countless statistics and figures of cuts and increases. andrea mitchell looked into the truth. >> let me repeat what i said. i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. my plan is not to add to the deficit. >> romney proposed making the bush tax cuts permanent for all levels. he would repeal the alternative minimum tax and the estate tax. the snon-partisan tax said it would cost $4.8 trillion over ten years. romney said his plan would be paid for. to pay for the cuts, he would have to close loopholes in the tax codes and get red of deductions and credits. he hasn't said which he'd get rid of, saying he would work with congress. president obama said his plan would cut the deficit by $4 trillion. >> we all know we have to do more. so, i put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. it's on a website. you can look at all the numbers, what cuts we make and what revenue we raise. >> that comes from the budget and policy priorities. the president is counting money saved by letting the bush tax cuts expire for people making more than $250,000 a year. he's counting $
NBC
Oct 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
raton, now, beginning with our chief foreign affairs correspondent, andrea mitchell, what should people watch for tonight? >> reporter: i think watch for new rhetoric from romney, a softening from his position on iran, there were back-channel talks between the united states and iran about talking about getting together. not yet agreed to by the ayatollah for iran, or from the united states, but the agreement of the diplomatic issues are a good thing, you may hear more rhetoric on benghazi and libya, and both candidates will talk about china quite a bit. china's impact on ohio, they're all looking towards to voters in ohio, the battleground states. >> andrea mitchell, we don't have you home for long, given your world travel and view of the world right now, what is the most urgent and pressing issue that could come up tonight? well, i think the afghanistan troops, tens of thousands, that is very important. but the most pressing issue right now seems to be syria, the united states can no longer ignore that situation, a huge hole, so far 30,000 people killed in syria, and it is clear that t
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